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Jan 23, 2008 Editorial

The future of American air dominance is manufactured right here in Marietta.

Thanks to the hard work of nearly 3,000 Cobb County and broader Metro Atlanta area residents - as well as nearly 25,000 other Americans in 44 states - Lockheed's F-22A Raptor has allowed the U.S. to achieve battle-space dominance through uncompromised performance, both air-to-air and air-to-ground.

Jan 22, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held its second hearing in an ongoing series regarding post-surge strategies for Iraq.  Ranking Republican Todd Akin (R-MO) released the following opening statement for the subcommittee’s hearing:

 

Jan 22, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on ongoing security and stability operations in Afghanistan:

Jan 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the House Armed Services Committee heard testimony from the commanding officer in charge of America’s efforts to stand up Iraq’s military and police forces.  Lt. General James Dubik, commander of the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, addressed the progress and challenges that exist in fielding an Iraqi Security Force capable of protecting the local population.

Jan 15, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held another hearing in its ongoing series regarding post-surge strategies for Iraq.  Ranking Republican Todd Akin (R-MO) released the following opening statement for the subcommittee’s hearing:

Jan 10, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today encouraged the Ministers of Defense for the member nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to uphold their commitments to the NATO mission in Afghanistan or risk losing access to lucrative defense contracts offered by U.S. taxpayers.  In a letter to individual Ministers of Defense for America’s twenty-five NATO allies, Hunter cited the disproportionate combat burden currently being carried by the United States.

Dec 30, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the conference report for H.R. 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 by an overwhelming vote of 370-49.  H.R. 1585 authorizes $506.9 billion in discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the national security programs of the Department of Energy.  Additionally, the legislation authorizes $189.4 billion in supplemental funding to support current operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Global War on Terrorism.

Dec 12, 2007 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee heard testimony today on the United States’ long-term seapower strategy.  Witnesses testifying before the committee included the top officers of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.  Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing:

Dec 12, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- In an exchange at an Armed Services Committee hearing today, ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today told the Chief of Naval Operations that the U.S. Navy is in danger of being eclipsed by China’s growing maritime power.  Admiral Gary Roughead, the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Navy, was testifying before the Armed Services Committee on the United States’ new long-term maritime strategy.

Dec 12, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the conference report for H.R. 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 by an overwhelming vote of 370-49.  H.R. 1585 authorizes $506.9 billion in discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the national security programs of the Department of Energy.  Additionally, the legislation authorizes $189.4 billion in supplemental funding to support current operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Global War on Terrorism.

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